black moss

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dense festoons of greenish-grey hairlike flexuous strands anchored to tree trunks and branches by sparse wiry roots

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Government bureaus and departments will notify hosts in advance that officials will not consume shark fin, bluefin tuna, black moss and related food items.
Their latest work, The Black Moss, finds Ben Sadler and Phillip Duckworth exhibiting at the Ikon Gallery.
The dishes vary by family and by region, though most will eat noodles, dumplings, chicken and black moss seaweed as symbols of long life and wealth.
WANDA CAMPBELL's collection of poetry, Sky Fishing, was published by Black Moss Press in 1997, and her work has appeared in numerous journals across the country, including Antigonish Review, Daihousie Review, Descant, Fiddleizead, Grain, Harpweaver and the Literary Review of Canada.
On New Year's Day, the Chinese family wanting to observe the traditions will still eat a vegetarian dish called ''jai,'' containing root or fibrous vegetables, to which many people attribute various superstitious aspects: lotus seed -- having many male offspring; ginkgo nut -- represents silver ingots; black moss seaweed -- a homonym for exceeding wealth; dried bean curd -- another homonym for fulfillment of wealth and happiness; Bamboo shoots -- sounds like ''wishing that everything would be well.
The black moss spread its velvet across the bare bricks, which submitted uncomplainingly to the stroking of a relentless shadow.
Starting at the barrier on the Wessenden valley track at 2pm, the five mile route will take in Blackeley and Black Moss reservoirs along the way.
The black box was later found smashed in Black Moss Lane.
Four Stomachs, has just been published by Black Moss Press.
The Black Moss, as it is titled, also has a musical element with some strange instruments, but this is more interactive with visitors able to create their own animations.
juneau/projects/ The Black Moss is at Ikon Gallery, Brindleyplace, until May 14 (Tue-Sun 11am-6pm' admission free).
Prawns are associated with liveliness and happiness, and black moss is a homonym for exceeding in wealth.
Geordie's mum Donna, 31, of South Shields, Tyne and Wear, said: "When she brought Geordie to the front door he was covered in black moss.